A new study from Western University, Lawson Health Research Institute and University of Alberta suggests that COVID-19 affects the body’s blood concentration levels of specific metabolites which could one day be measured through an inexpensive blood test to quickly...
Physical distancing, quarantines and lockdowns have created a recipe for the onset and relapse of eating disorders, a study co-authored by a Western researcher shows.
A new national survey will examine workers’ experiences of sexual harassment and violence in the workplace. The Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children (CREVAWC) at Western University, the University of Toronto and the Canadian Labour...
New research tools confirm a link between women’s experiences of sexual objectification and their anxiety about personal safety.
A new global study suggests hospitals should set up ‘COVID-free’ areas for surgical patients – a step that could reduce the risk of serious complications and death from lung infections associated with coronavirus.
Organs for live-saving transplants are normally transported in ice-packed coolers. A new box developed at Western shows there’s a better, safer way.
“The second wave isn’t going to introduce itself politely, it just shows up – and it’s here,” says Western epidemiologist Dr. Nitin Mohan.
A pair of Western engineers – both curling competitors – has helped explain the science behind an international sweeping debate dubbed Broomgate.
Researchers from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University have recommended processes that are less cumbersome for kidney recipients and donors alike.
A landmark partnership announced Wednesday by Western Space presents engineering professor Jayshri Sabarinathan with the launch of an out-of-this-world project.
A Western-led study aims to get more people moving as they work from home during COVID-19.
The strength of partnerships – including work to improve refugee settlement services hampered by the pandemic – was key to unlocking funding support for five London-led research projects.
Western-led research found that two per cent of patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 will suffer a stroke.
Researchers at the Huron Community History Centre and Western Libraries are uncovering hidden histories of area communities with a digital mapping project that shares places and the past.
New funding from the Ontario COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund is enabling a team of researchers led by Western professor Grace Parraga, to use novel lung-imaging techniques pioneered at Western to better understand long-term effects of COVID-19.
Four Western researchers were named Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), commonly recognized as the country’s top honour in the arts, humanities and sciences.
What if impact craters, long seen as harbingers of death, turned out to be the cradle of life? A new study co-authored at Western suggests we rethink the origins of life on Earth.
Soprano Adriana Orozco Burbano practises an aria while wearing her facemask – one of many health precautions adopted at Western’s Don Wright Faculty of Music this fall.
A team from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University has made significant strides in understanding COVID-19 – including discovering a way to predict how sick a patient will become – through two studies published this week.
A unique mindfulness program developed at Western has led to greater empathy and self-regulation among kindergarten children.